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Rear Door Window Switches not working.

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Lon12, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. Lon12

    Lon12 Member

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    I have a classic 85. I like to roll the rear door windows up and down after washing the car and drying the glass. Unfortunately there were times when the rear window switches would not work. I spent a lot of time trouble shooting this issue. Now I've discovered that unless the key is inside the car the rear window switches are disabled.
    Simple fix is to put the key inside the car after washing!
    The key sensor is much closer to the front doors so they have always worked with the key in my pocket.
     
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  2. JPP

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    Not anything to do with any kind of child-proof setting??
     
  3. Lon12

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    No. Actually if you turn on the window lock control that turns on the little red light on the drivers door control panel you will see it turn off when you move the key farther away from the car. So it can give you a range indication of how far the key sensor works.
     
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  4. supratachophobia

    supratachophobia Active Member

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    How the hell did you find that out? That's a great tip.
     
  5. Xenoilphobe

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    That is freaking cool!!!
     

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